Archive | Richie Hawtin

Time Warp announces techno’s best in 2020 lineup: Adam Beyer, Charlotte de Witte, Richie Hawtin, and more

Established in 1994, Time Warp Festival has long showcased the best in techno music while taking shelter in Mannheim, Germany, and continually expanding its influence throughout the world. Also programmed in locations including Brazil and New York, Time Warp partnered with event company Teksupport in late 2019 after a four year break from The Big […]

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Wu-Tang Clan set to headline Spain’s Monegros Desert Festival

After five years out of the game, Monegros Desert returns not only with a hell of a headliner in the Wu-Tang Clan, but a hell of a lineup overall, surrounding the iconic rap outfit with a true smorgasbord of electronic music’s finest at this year’s one day, 20-hour festival. Situated in Fraga, Spain, the lineup […]

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Sonus returns to Croatia with first-phase lineup for 2020: Boris Brejcha, Amelie Lens, and more

Sonus announces its return to the lush coastlines of Croatia for the distinguished house and techno festival’s 8th expansive edition August 16-20. Finding its way bag to Pag Island, Sonus 2020 just unveiled the first phase of their lineup, showing love to both rising tastemakers and veterans of the game alike with over 40 of […]

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Sonus returns to Croatia with first-phase lineup for 2020: Boris Brejcha, Amelie Lens, and more

Sonus announces its return to the lush coastlines of Croatia for the distinguished house and techno festival’s 8th expansive edition August 16-20. Finding its way bag to Pag Island, Sonus 2020 just unveiled the first phase of their lineup, showing love to both rising tastemakers and veterans of the game alike with over 40 of […]

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Sonus returns to Croatia with first-phase lineup for 2020: Boris Brejcha, Amelie Lens, and more

Sonus announces its return to the lush coastlines of Croatia for the distinguished house and techno festival’s 8th expansive edition August 16-20. Finding its way bag to Pag Island, Sonus 2020 just unveiled the first phase of their lineup, showing love to both rising tastemakers and veterans of the game alike with over 40 of […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s BIG 100—Top 25 Artists of the Decade

2010 may as well have been a lifetime ago. At the breakneck pace by which dance music throttles through the stratosphere, the decade is ending in an entirely unrecognizable place from where it began. For context—ten years ago, Electric Daisy Carnival was held in Los Angeles, not Las Vegas, where the Los Angeles Rams now […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s BIG 100—Top 25 Artists of the Decade

2010 may as well have been a lifetime ago. At the breakneck pace by which dance music throttles through the stratosphere, the decade is ending in an entirely unrecognizable place from where it began. For context—ten years ago, Electric Daisy Carnival was held in Los Angeles, not Las Vegas, where the Los Angeles Rams now […]

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Dancing Astronaut’s BIG 100—Top 25 Artists of the Decade

2010 may as well have been a lifetime ago. At the breakneck pace by which dance music throttles through the stratosphere, the decade is ending in an entirely unrecognizable place from where it began. For context—ten years ago, Electric Daisy Carnival was held in Los Angeles, not Las Vegas, where the Los Angeles Rams now […]

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Richie Hawtin returns to Los Angeles to CLOSE out 2019

Techno dignitary Richie Hawtin announces his return to Los Angeles’ Palladium for the final CLOSE show of 2019. Spontaneity and synchronicity are the names of the game, as Hawtin melds his studio productions and live-mixing prowess into the improvisational multi-sensory show that was voted Best Live Performance at the Ibiza DJ Awards in 2017. Slated […]

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Road to Movement Detroit: the years 2008-2018

With Memorial Weekend fast approaching, Detroit’s beloved Movement Festival will enter its 21st year in the running, bringing forth yet another relentless wave of excitement in its showcase of diverse musical talent. Originally surfacing as a free event, Movement has grown from its beginnings into a nationwide landmark whose dedication to housing premier electronic music […]

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Ultra Music Festival unveils awe inducing 2019 RESISTANCE lineup for Miami iteration

Ultra Music Festival (UMF) has proven its RESISTANCE brand to be a well-oiled industrial machine that unceasingly manufactures some of the finest house and techno lineups in the modern festival circuit. The revelations of its 2019 lineup continues this process. For its 2019 edition, Ultra Miami will present the RESISTANCE concept in an unprecedented manner, […]

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Richie Hawtin announces the return of CLOSE to North America

Techno visionary Richie Hawtin is a titan of touring. Whether it’s DJing famed Ibiza clubs or a festival set on the beaches of Croatia, the minimal mastermind is always ready to put on an impressive show. Hawtin took things to the next level in 2017 with the debut of his audio-visual production, CLOSE, at Coachella last year. […]

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Richie Hawtin breaks down the mechanics of his CLOSE live show in new video

In a new video posted online, Richie Hawtin walks through the setup to his lauded audiovisual performance, known as CLOSE. The veteran Canadian electronic figurehead first debuted his technological masterpiece at Coachella in 2017. His unique stage rig, accompanied by hypnotizing visuals, and and on-the-fly sound design and improvised arrangements has been a catalyst for some […]

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45 artists have been revealed as part of Sonus Festival’s 2018 lineup

As part of Sonus Festival‘s Phase One lineup, the Pag Island, Croatia beachside affair has revealed 45 names for its 2018 edition. Among the festival’s rising stars include Charlotte de Witte, Binh, Peggy Gou and Amelie Lens, while veterans Adam Beyer, Dixon, Maceo Plex, and Richie Hawtin are set to return to the fest’s scintillating […]

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Awakenings announces monstrous two-day 2018 lineup

Awakenings Festival has announced its glorious 2018 lineup, which will descend upon the grounds of Spaarnwoude on June 30 and July 1.Over 100 artists will perform over the two days with some of techno’s heaviest acts fronting the bill. Artists like Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Nina Kraviz, Sven Väth, and more, are some of the […]

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Exit Festival announces 2018 dance arena line-up featuring Richie Hawtin, Ben Klock, Adam Beyer & more

Novi Sad, Serbia’s award-winning Exit Festival has just announced its dance arena’s “heroes of techno” line-up.Exit Festival will host Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer b2b Ida Engberg, Ben Klock, Amelie Lens, Danish DJ Anastasia Kristensen,  Croatia’s DJ Jock, and Dusan Nikolic b2b Runy at its 2018 dance arena installment. In 2018, Exit will be holding five festivals […]

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Exit Festival announces 2018 dance arena line-up featuring Richie Hawtin, Ben Klock, Adam Beyer & more

Novi Sad, Serbia’s award-winning Exit Festival has just announced its dance arena’s “heroes of techno” line-up.Exit Festival will host Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer b2b Ida Engberg, Ben Klock, Amelie Lens, Danish DJ Anastasia Kristensen,  Croatia’s DJ Jock, and Dusan Nikolic b2b Runy at its 2018 dance arena installment. In 2018, Exit will be holding five festivals […]

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Richie Hawtin’s new Model 1 mixer has arrived

Richie Hawtin has officially released a custom edition of his PLAYdifferently Model 1 ten-channel mixing board. “Mick Hawtin [Richie’s Father] built, one-of-a-kind custom ten channel @playdifferently MODEL 1 “EX” with additional direct output modifications on the extended rear panel!” reads an Instagram post by Richie Hawtin. “Specially built to test next generation CLOSE live show ideas for the […]

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Dancing Astronaut celebrates the top five electronic tours of 2017

Zedd – Echo Tourby Rachel Narozniak2017 would prove to be a career defining year for Zedd, the producer dethroned his 2012 Foxes feature, “Clarity,” as his most recognizable single via the release of “Stay,” a track that would not only earn Zedd his second double platinum certification plaque, but a VMA for Best Dance Video, […]

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